What's On

What's on in Wexford

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round with festivals, family events, comedy shows, live music, heritage events, workshops and more all throughout the year. Our corner of Ireland's Ancient East is #BestForFun!

 

Festivals | Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but County Wexford is also known for so much more festivals from food and harvest, the Spiegeltent Festival, literary festivals and the Fringe festival to name a few

 

Family-friendly | A wide variety of family-friendly events take place around the our beautiful county whether its a seasonal Halloween or Christmas experience, arts and crafts workshops and other events and activities to keep the whole family occupied and entertained

 

Comedy and Live Music | Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must when visiting our corner of the country. With festivals, seasonal events and live music on every corner of Wexford, there's sure to be something happening across the county when you visit

 

Art & Crafts and Heritage Workshops | Explore a range of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in Wexford's heritage sites, art centres and other venues that take place throughout the year 

 

*Please note that due to the National Government recommendations regarding COVID-19, please contact the venue to confirm if the event is still going ahead.

 

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Qween Tribute Band Live at Crown Live Wexford

Fri 21st January - Sat 22nd January
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  Qween Tribute Band live at Crown Live Wexford  Qween are Europe’s most authentic Queen Tribute with a two hour production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage personas of classic Queen We will, we will, ROCK YOU! See the Qween Tribute Band live over 2 nights this January:   Friday 21st January […]

Breath

Fri 21st January - Sat 22nd January
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  Carpet Theatre presents Breath – a music play by Ciarán Taylor with Karl Quinn and Steve Wickham Suitable age 12+ Breath is a music play with multi-instrumentalist Steve Wickham of The Waterboys, who joins actor Karl Quinn to playfully explore our recent experiences. We’ve all been holding our breath, but for one man, the family working and studying […]

Little Artists Club

Sat 22nd January - Sat 26th February
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  Little Artist Club is back! The new classes will be bursting with activities to inspire your little artist. We will keep young minds engaged and little hands busy as they work with glitter and glue, pom-poms and feathers, coloured papers and shapes – all materials children love to work with. In a fun environment, our activities […]

Saturday Art Club

Sat 22nd January - Sat 26th February
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Saturday Art Club Our Saturday Art Club gives older children the opportunity to learn about the technical aspects of art-making while working with our team of professional artists. This season children will paint, draw and create mixed media pieces. Taking a close look at the work of famous artists, children will discover what the artists […]

Picture House presents… Another Round

Tue 25th January - Tue 25th January

Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) and his three teacher friends all seem to have hit a middle-age rut in their lives. When one of the group tells the others about an obscure philosophy proposing that humans aren’t born with enough alcohol in their blood and so cannot reach their full potential, the men decide to test the […]

Wexford Drama Group presents “A Lie of the Mind”

Thu 27th January - Wed 23rd February

The award winning troupe Wexford drama group return to Wexford arts centre after a two year hiatus with their first foray into the plays of Sam Shepard with his 1985 Masterpiece” A Lie Of The Mind”.   The play revolves around the broken marriage of young couple Jake And Beth following a moment of violence that […]

Falling through the Universe

Fri 28th January - Fri 28th January

Written and performed by Declan Gorman In January 6th 1982, a young Irish emigrant borrows an English language book from a library in Munich.  He reads it over one evening. The course of his life is changed…. Forty years later, he walks onto a stage to recreate the magic of that night and perform one […]

St Brigid’s Day Workshop

Sat 29th January - Sat 29th January
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  Join Michael Fortune of folklore.ie  and artist Caoimhe Dunn to Celebrate Spring!   Michael Fortune will be introducing St. Brigid’s Day customs and traditions and along with Caoimhe Dunn, will be demonstrating different types of St. Brigid’s Crosses found around Ireland.   Come and join in and experiment with different materials and cross styles and learn about […]

Picture House presents… After Love

Tue 1st February - Tue 1st February

Director: Aleem Khan Cast: Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss Muslim convert Mary Hussain leads a quiet, contented life with her husband Ahmed, the captain of a cross-Channel ferry to France. But when Ahmed dies suddenly, Mary discovers that her husband may have been keeping secrets from her about his real connection to Calais. Determined to […]

The Dirtbirds #NOFILTERS Tour

Thu 3rd February - Thu 3rd February
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  The Dirtbirds #NO FILTERS Tour Live at The Riverside Park Hotel  Enjoy luxurious accommodation, a full Irish breakfast and tickets to the concert   Live on the 3rd February 2022    Tickets are available on Ticket Master or through the hotel reception Buy tickets here    

Talking Out Loud

Thu 3rd February - Thu 3rd February

Talking Out Loud – Launch of Online Publication Rachel Rothwell in conversation with Clodagh Emoe & William Bock Thursday 3rd February, 12pm via Zoom Wexford artist Rachel Rothwell interviewed eight artists, educators and curators working in the field of socially engaged art practice over the summer of 2021. In this publication, they discuss their experiences of working in the field, their questions […]

Craic Pots

Fri 11th February - Fri 11th February
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Join us for a night of Trad with The Craic Pots featuring Paul ‘Spooner’ Cullen, Roger “Mac” McGuire and Paul “Ruxpin” Doyle. Paul “Spooner” Cullen is a native of Wexford town. By day, he works in retail, but his passion is for Irish folk music. A keen follower of many performers, Spooner is probably one of […]

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